What is the purpose of Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) on the Spectra and other cameras?

Issue

What is the purpose of Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) on the Spectra and other cameras?

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

Pelco products with Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)

Cause

Feature specification.

Resolution

WDR or Wide Dynamic Range is used to even out a scene where part of it is bright and part of it is dark. This would be a scene such as looking into a warehouse door from the outside of a building. WDR evens out the bright and dark areas so you are able to see both areas.